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Mahoney Library

Saint Elizabeth University
2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
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Main Desk: (973) 290-4237
Reference: (973) 290-4248

Library Hours:
Beginning Oct. 11, 2022
Mon-Fri 8am to 12am
Sat-Sun 2pm to 12am

Library services will be unavailable/closed:
Saturday, Oct. 8th through Monday, Oct. 10th; Wednesday, Nov. 23rd through Sunday, Nov. 27th; Saturday, Dec. 18th through Jan. 1st 2023.

Please be aware that these hours are for the building, not for Library Services. Those services are available Monday through Friday, from 9am until 8pm, and Saturday through Sunday, from 2pm until 8pm.


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E-Journals Subscriptions

Full-text access to over 45,000 periodicals. Lookup a specific title or search for keywords.


How they work and sources for free eBooks.

Encyclopedias & Reference

Excellent resource for basic facts, statistics, and for getting a general overview of a topic.

Subject Guides

These guides bring together the most helpful and relevant resources related to a specific discipline.

Newspapers Online

Key newspapers to which the library subscribes, as well as searchable news databases and links to free news sources.

CAMIO Image Collection

Approximately 95,000 high-resolution digital images. The collection covers fine and decorative arts, and all images are rights-cleared for educational use.

Films on Demand

A collection of over 9,000 streaming videos. Produced by Films Media Group and comprised of films from a number of educational and news media companies, this collection is licensed for classroom and online teaching, research, presentations, non-commercial educational projects, and public performance.

Items for Checkout

Circulating Materials

Our book collection is made up of over 110,000 volumes on a wide variety of topics. In addition to curriculum materials, including textbooks, workbooks, activity kits, and other teaching and learning materials, there is also fiction, as well as young people’s books, a collection including both fiction and nonfiction books written for children and chosen to accommodate different age groups and reading levels.

Mahoney Library also collects DVDs and audio CDs at the request of faculty and in support of the curriculum. The collection includes documentaries, educational videos, and feature films.

Course Reserves

Faculty may request that specific books or articles (usually required or supplemental course reading material) be available on a reserve basis, meaning that the borrowing period is limited so that more students can view the material within a short period of time. Course reserves are available on the main floor at the Circulation Desk.

Laptops in the Library

The library has recently added twenty (20) laptops to the reserve collection. This means that students, staff, and faculty who have a SEU ID with a barcode from the library can be checked out for use. They must remain in the library or Academic Success Center, and have a two (2) hour time limit due to battery restrictions.

In-Library Use Only

Reference Books

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Located in the main floor "Reference Room," this collection of books consists of general encyclopedias, subject-specific encyclopedias, almanacs, handbooks, bibliographies, dictionaries, atlases, and directories.

Books selected to be a part of this collection are primarily objective and factual, making them extremely useful for learning more about an unknown topic.

Print Periodicals

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Located in the main floor, the "Periodicals Room" offers a print periodicals collection comprised of scholarly journals, trade magazines, popular consumer magazines, and newspapers.

Recent periodicals are displayed at the front of the room. Current newspapers are on the rack in the Academic Success Center, while back issues are located on the shelf just past the reference shelving.

Back issues of magazines and journals may be in their original form, or may be bound in a book format.